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Rip Current Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
National Weather Service San Juan PR
933 PM AST Mon Nov 12 2018


PRZ001-002-005-008-012-VIZ001-002-131000-
/O.CON.TJSJ.RP.S.0046.000000T0000Z-181113T2200Z/
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-North Central-Northwest-Culebra-
St.Thomas...St. John...and Adjacent Islands-St Croix-
933 PM AST Mon Nov 12 2018

...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

* LOCATION...North facing beaches of Puerto Rico, Saint Thomas and
  St Croix.

* TIMING...Through Tuesday afternoon.

* IMPACTS...Strong currents that can carry even the best
  swimmers out to sea.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

There is a high risk of rip currents.

Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and
float. Don`t swim against the current. If able, swim in a
direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the
shore and call or wave for help.

&&

$$



Short Term Forecast

SHORT TERM FORECAST...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JUAN PR
103 AM AST Tue Nov 13 2018

PRZ001-002-004>006-008-009-130715-
SAN JUAN AND VICINITY-NORTHEAST-EASTERN INTERIOR-NORTH CENTRAL-
CENTRAL INTERIOR-NORTHWEST-WESTERN INTERIOR-
103 AM AST Tue Nov 13 2018

.NOW...
Fast moving showers will continue to develop and move quickly over
the U.S. Virgin Islands and the northern half of Puerto Rico. Up
to half-inch of rainfall and gusty winds of 25-30 MPH can be
expected with these showers. Ponding of water in roadways and poor
drainage areas, as well as hazardous driving conditions due to
reduced visibility are possible as these showers pass by.

$$

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT /USE LOWER CASE LETTERS/:
     HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SANJUAN



Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service San Juan PR
554 AM AST Mon Nov 12 2018

AMZ710>745-PRZ001>013-131000-
San Juan and Vicinity-Northeast-Southeast-Eastern Interior-
North Central-Central Interior-Ponce and Vicinity-Nortwest-
Western Interior-Mayaguez and Vicinity-Southwest-Culebra-Vieques-
The nearshore and off shore Atlantic and Caribbean Coastal Waters-
554 AM AST Mon Nov 12 2018

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Puerto Rico and the adjacent
Atlantic Coastal Waters.

.Day One...Today and Tonight

.Thunderstorms...There is a chance of thunderstorms with heavy
rainfall and brief gusty winds this afternoon across portions of
the southwest and the eastern interior.

.Flooding...Heavy rains could lead to urban and small stream
flooding.

.Wind...Sustained winds in excess of 20 MPH expected across the
coastal waters during the afternoon hours.

.Waves...Rough seas up to 6 feet but increasing at 6 to 8 feet this
evening are expected across the Atlantic and Caribbean offshore
waters.

.Rip Currents...There is a high risk of rip currents across the
beaches of northeast Puerto Rico and Culebra.

.Days Two through Seven...Tuesday through Sunday
Locally and diurnally induced shower and thunderstorm activity across
interior and western PR each afternoon could result in urban and
small stream flooding each day. Increasing chance for showers and
thunderstorms activity is forecast for the islands by late Tuesday
into Thursday due to an active tropical wave, now invest 96L.

The risk of rip currents will increase through mid-week as seas and
winds are forecast to increase as well.

.Spotter information statement...

Widespread spotter activation is not anticipated, however individual
spotter are encouraged to report flooding and Rip Currents to the
National Weather Service in San Juan.

$$



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